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Creator:
Etched by Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Engraved by Charles Turner, 1774–1857, British
after Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:

Original Sketch of a Picture for W. Leader, Esq.

Additional Title(s):

The Leader Sea-piece

The Guard-ship at the Nore

Part Of:

Collective Title: Liber Studiorum

Date:
1809
Medium:
Etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to image): 7 × 10 1/8 inches (17.8 × 25.7 cm) and Mount: 11 1/8 × 15 1/4 inches (28.3 × 38.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in graphite, lower left: "20"; lower right: "1st State"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center: "41"; lower right: "20"; inscribed on verso of mount, lower left: "J.M.W.Turer - C.Turner March 29 1809"; lower center: "late 1st no rework on flag of foreground boat"; lower right: "The Leader Sea Piece / The Guardship at the Nore / West Towne Oct 36"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14018
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | sailboat | sea | wind
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38804
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